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Visual QuickStart Guide Illustrator CS2 for Windows and Macintosh by Peter Lourekas, Elaine Weinmann

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Chapter 10. Fill & Stroke

In this chapter you’ll learn to fill the inside or stroke the edge of an object with a solid color or pattern and choose stroke attributes, such as dashes and joins. You’ll also learn how to change a document’s color mode; mix and choose colors for print or Web output; save, copy, edit, load, replace, delete, merge, move, and duplicate color swatches; select objects for recoloring; globally replace and edit colors; sample colors using the Eyedropper tool; blend fill colors between objects; invert, adjust, convert, and saturate/desaturate colors; colorize images; and finally, create and modify fill patterns.

Fill and Stroke Defined

A solid color, pattern, or gradient that’s applied to the inside of a closed or open path ...

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